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SAP Business Analyst - HR Systems


Position Title

SAP Business Analyst I – HR Systems



Salaried Full-Time


Physical Location:

6400 Poplar Avenue

Memphis, TN



The Job You Will Perform:

  • Define and document functional specifications for custom developed applications based on business requirements
  • Work with HR resources to support, identify, gather information, and develop change requests for existing sustain issues or new requirements
  • Understand, design, build, implement and sustain best practice solutions for the functional area
  • Configure SAP HCM and other HR related applications to enable defined business processes and complete configuration documentation
  • Execute proof of concept testing in a cross team environment to validate design assumptions
  • Perform testing to ensure the completeness and accuracy of the solution
  • Work cohesively with IT and HR resources
  • Track progress, communicate milestones and escalate issues to management 
  • Ensure business needs are being met and that assignments are delivered on time by participating in project/planning meetings and communicating regularly with team management and team
  • Identify, assess impact, and provide recommendation for resolution of issues related to HR business processes, procedural and system changes; escalate problems of high complexity and severity
  • Analyze and understand business data to support decision making and effectively present information
  • Evaluate alternative procedural and systematic solutions that meet needs while maintaining business standards.
  • Ability to analyze application integrations and facilitate discussions with IT Shared Service partners to resolve issues and/or improve application performance
  • Additional duties as assigned




The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Expertise in SAP Organizational Management and Personnel Administration to include ESS/MSS capabilities leveraging UI5 applications, SAP Fiori Apps and WDA solutions.
  • Strong understanding of other SAP modules such as SAP Payroll, Benefits, Time and Compensation
  • Technical skills to include understanding and debugging ABAP code
  • Familiarity of IDOC and ALE processes
  • Knowledge of the SAP integration between the SAP HCM modules and external systems like SAP ECC/BW, SAP Portals, SAP SuccessFactors, as well as in-depth knowledge of SAP Cloud Platform Integration (SCPI).
  • Ability to analyze application integrations and facilitate discussions with IT Shared Service partners to resolve issues and/or improve application performance
  • Demonstrated ability to consult on technical direction of global HR initiatives
  • Strong communication skills that will facilitate comfortable and effective interactions with various IT and business groups and their management
  • Technical process and procedure design capabilities
  • Understanding of organizational dynamics and the ability to make recommendations
  • Ability to bring innovation and change to a significant IT functional area
  • Minimum of 6 years of IT experience with a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred
  • 2-3 years of multiple project experience
  • 3-5 years of SAP experience
  • Strong analyticial and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to function in an ever-changing environment




The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance


The Career You Will Build:

  • Development opportunities to learn new technologies
  • Gain experience with a diverse global workforce
  • Opportunity to build relationships with business and IT partners
  • Promotional opportunities





The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


MEMPHIS, TN, US, 38197

Category:  Information Technology
Date:  Mar 11, 2023

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